​Abau retains Temu

Incumbent Abau MP, Sir Puka Temu, has secured another term in parliament with over 900 votes from the absolute majority.

Sir Puka polled 11,638 votes, adding to the ruling People’s National Congress party tally to 11 elected members so far.

This will be his fourth term representing the people of Abau in the Central Province.

He was declared by Abau Returning Officer, Lawrence Baro, at Kupiano on Friday afternoon.

Sir Puka’s win is ahead of Social Democratic Party candidate Evele Kala, and National Alliance candidate Wari Iamo.

Sally Pokiton